Born 28 September 1950. Ordained deacon 21st December 1986' priest 28th December 1986 by His Eminence Archbishop Methodios of Thyateira and Great Britain. Parish priest Community of the Holy Fathers of Nicea, Shrewsbury, England since 1986. Responsible for founding several other communities in the UK: South Lakes; Leyland; Lampeter; Leominster. Also involved with the founding of the communities in Chester and Rugby. Founder of Stylite Publishing Ltd and the magazine ORTHODOX OUTLOOK which he started with Fr Athanasios Ledwich in 1986. He was editor for a number of years and now leads the editorial team of the re-founded magazine (February 2016). Before ordination as an Anglican priest Fr Stephen was a nurseryman. He has numerous other interests. He breeds dogs, has created a Chinese Garden, is an amateur numismatist, and a rather less than successful fly fisherman. Fr Stephen is married with four children and ten grandchildren.